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Hog's Breath Cafe

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64 Spence Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
(07) 4031 7711
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
What an experience!

It's been a decade or so between visits and I think that is way too frequent. Yes, the steak was tender, the only redeeming feature. Baked potato had almost dried in the middle, salad a bare excuse and the little hard knobs on top of the dish I believe masqueraded as garlic mushrooms. Noise was... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 11, 2015
Helen C
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Cairns, Australia
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Cairns, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

It's been a decade or so between visits and I think that is way too frequent. Yes, the steak was tender, the only redeeming feature. Baked potato had almost dried in the middle, salad a bare excuse and the little hard knobs on top of the dish I believe masqueraded as garlic mushrooms. Noise was unbelievable (even taking the wooden... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The food here was awesome. I've never had steak like it. It was very busy when we went and the service was poor. Our food came before our drinks and we got a bit forgotten about. I've never had steak taste quite so good though.

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Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

If you like American steak house, this is the place to be in Cairns. Staff were really friendly and professional, very welcome atmosphere. The prime steak was good, though was a little disappointed by the calamari. Recommended!

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Service wasn't great and they didn't have lots of things available on the menu. Nice desserts. Had to wait ages to be served.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

Just like every hogs breathe I have been to great service and amazing food. If you are in cairns and are looking for somewhere familiar to go hogs breathe is the place. It is a little bit of a walk from the water front but is well worth the walk

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Melbourne, Australia
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61 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Well, I've eaten at many hogs breath cafes, usually the one at port Douglas because of its location. (on the pier) My hubby wanted hogs breath for dinner and as we were in cairns we went to the local one. Maybe most of the food is the same at all of them but for the first time I ordered a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

A nice steak joint with very friendly service and reasonable prices. I would have liked to have seen some healthier choices on the menu (e.g. there were no baked potatoes that night and there were only twister chips) but the food was fine, the portion sizes good and judging by the queue of people waiting to get in as we... More 

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Southport, England, United Kingdom
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94 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Same food in every hogs breath, reasonably priced, hot and fast service from the staff a good casual evening! I had the chicken burger very tasty, most of the others had the same plus two ceasar wraps.

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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Saturday November 1st evening. Dan on the door and Sarah D as my waitress were friendly and efficient. Well done

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The meals are great and not over priced, there very big , so thing about entree, the service is good , friendly staff, but leave room for desert as there great and hard to pass up but be warned there very big

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  • Address: 64 Spence Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: (07) 4031 7711

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